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The Plus Account began offering students and employees the opportunity to purchase goods and services at participating locations off campus during the fall 2005 semester. There are 20,000 students and employees that use a Plus Account. Currently accepted on campus and at more than 100 businesses off campus. The UK Plus Account Off Campus Program has generated more than $12.6 million in sales for Lexington area businesses.

Each location accepting the UK Plus Account will need to purchase a Verifone Tranz 330 or 380, a compatible Verifone Printer, and have access to an analog telephone line. Several businesses have successfully purchased the equipment from Ebay. Our office can provide you wilth additional contact information.

The UK Plus Account Office will charge a $35 annual fee and a small percentage on each sale.

In order to get started, complete our application form (pdf) then scan and email to, fax (859-323-3837) or mail a copy to The Plus Account Office, 107 Bowman's Den, Lexington, KY 40506-0427. After your application has been processed you will recieve an email, once you receive approval to accept the Plus Account, order the equipment. Let us know when you have received the Verifone Tranz 330 or 380, and printer and we will schedule a time for our office to program the reader, sign the Plus Account Off Campus Agreement, provide training and have your business accepting the Plus Account.

If you would like more information about the Plus Account Off Campus Program please contact Chip Carter at 859-257-6159.

* Please note, alcohol, gift cards, tanning services, or tobacco products cannot be purchased with the Plus Account.